The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 47 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.44% 2.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 4.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -55.65%
OOP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 143 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 62.45% 57.89% 72.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 73 92
Average daily rate £400 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Gloucestershire region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Gloucestershire region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
OOP
South West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOP.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG